Friday the 6th of August, after a battle of two years against motor neuron disease ,Tony Judt, celebrated historian and intellectual extraordinaire, passed away. The more frequent readers of Gibburt will know that I greatly admire mr. Judt and as such I could not let his passing go without a small token of my appreciation [...]
The holiday season also hit Gibburt and as such we have not been as active for the last few weeks as we could have been. After the vacation however you can again expect many different discussions and opinions so keep checking in.
For now I would like to draw your attention to the following article from [...]
One of the advantages of writing book reviews for your own blog is that you can choose only to review those books that you like. This definitely applies to the book I would like to talk about today: Postwar, a history of Europe since 1945 by Tony Judt.
Tony Judt is a Cambridge trained historian whose [...]